I bought a used floor mount Shop Fox radial drill press. Guy said the motor was burnt out. Press is still fairly new so for $100 I figured what the heck. He stated the drill had no torque and could be stopped by hand. He had the head already disassembled so I have no way of knowing if it was a belt slip issue or the motor. The issue is his version of troubleshooting was to cut the capacitor off, not test it and the lose it. I tested continuity on the windings and they all check out. The centrifugal switch moves freely. Can a bad capacitor result in no running torque or is it just for starting? I suppose even if I had to spring for a new motor I think I got a decent deal. I attached a pic of the only markings on the motor.
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